In the past week, health officials in Florida revealed a person had acquired Zika virus in the Miami area.
Doctors have now hoping to develop a vaccine that will offer total protection against the devastating effects of the Zika virus.
Here we explain everything you need to know about the symptoms, treatment and travel advice surrounding the bug.
What is the Zika virus?
We explain the mosquito-borne virus Zika and how to best avoid itARE YOU AT RISK?
Quick detection of a virus Zika
“It is the property of our electrode before the detection of Zika virus and it is after the Zika virus detection,” Purdue University Ph.D. candidate, Seonah Jin said.
– Purdue university researchers have made a major advancement in detecting the mosquito borne diseases like the Zika virus.
This technology can detect the presence of mosquito borne illnesses like the Zika or West Nile virus within 30 minutes.
The team is trying to secure funding to create the condensed version of the technology that would allow people to even test themselves for mosquito borne illnesses.
The next step is to take the findings from the lab to the public to get results cheaper and faster.
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